Halloween and Thanksgiving have come and passed. With December, comes familiar songs of good tidings and halls decked with boughs of holly, and of course, plenty of decorations adorned in red and green. The holidays are a joyous time to spend special time with loved ones. And who can forget one of the best traditions, trading presents. The women on your list may be a little easier to shop for, with jewelry, perfume and new clothes abundant. However, the men can be a little more difficult. Alas, if you're searching for Christmas gift ideas for him, look no further. (Hint: Men, it's time to hand this article over to the ladies.)
From signature scents to a day of fishing on the lake or a night out on the town, there are plenty of potential presents you can give the special men in your life.
Here at Zeus Beard, we compiled a list of 9 Christmas gift ideas for him so you can shop easy. Not to mention, you'll be able to save your extra time for scarfing down some Christmas cookies and candy canes.
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A signature scent is a powerful quality for a man. When thinking about gift ideas for him, cologne is a great option because it works well for your dad, brother or significant other.
Here are some solid scents to get you started:
- Versace Dylan Blue for men (pictured) offers a woody aroma.
- Dolce&Gabbana Light Blue has hints of citrus, lavender and tobacco.
- Paco Rabanne Men's 1 Million sprays grapefruit, blood mandarin, peppermint and leather notes.
- Azzaro Chrome gives men a citrus, sandalwood, peppery scent.
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Man Crates has great sets for men with everything from BBQ goodies to beef jerky. Among their crafted crates is the ultimate whiskey set. It offers the perfect tools for the men in your life to kick up their feet after a long day and relax with a cold drink.
The Whiskey Appreciation kit pictured above comes with:
- Personalized Hand-Made Whiskey Decanter
- 2 Personalized Heavy Bottom Rocks Glasses
- 2 Ice Sphere Molds
- Whiskey Drinking Journal
- 2 Slate Coasters
- Spiced Peppercorn Peanuts
- Salted Pistachios
- Cranberry Pecans
3. Beard care
After "No Shave November," some of the men on your list are likely sporting some pretty burly beards. The Zeus Ultimate Beard Care kit is ideal for proper upkeep and styling.
The Zeus Ultimate Beard Care kit comes in Sandalwood, Vanilla Rum and Verbena Lime and contains:
- Zeus Beard Shampoo
- Zeus Beard Conditioner
- Zeus Beard Balm
- Zeus Beard Oil
- Zeus Stainless Steel Scissors by Dovo
- Zeus Natural Horn Mustache Comb in Leather Sheath
- Zeus Natural Horn Wide Tooth Beard Comb in Leather Sheath
- Zeus Pear Wood Palm Beard Brush
- Zeus Pear Wood Pocket Beard Brush
- Burlap Bag
- Gift Box
4. Fishing license
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There's nothing better than relaxing on the lake or beach with your fishing pole in the water and a cold beer in your hand. Instead of the typical present you wrap and stick under the tree, this Christmas, stick a bow on a 2019 fishing license.
For the Californians on your list, a fishing license covers sport fishing for the 2019 year for residents 16 years or older. To make things more exciting, you can also add on an ocean enhancement or second rod validation for an extra fee.
5. Tickets to a concert or movie
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Basic gift cards can be boring. However, getting tickets to the movies or an upcoming concert offers a fun event to look forward to instead of just another place to shop at.
To make things more personal, construct a gift box out of their favorite candy to house the movie tickets or make a kit of concert-going essentials.
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When it comes to Christmas gifts for him, there's nothing more comfortable than coming home to a leather chair or recliner. While this gift is pretty pricey compared to the others on the list, it is also an item that your gift recipient will get years of quality use from.
These Living Spaces options offer everything from adjustable headrests to power and swivel functions and even a USB port for charging electronic devices.
7. Sneaker cleaner
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One of your brother's favorite items in his closet are his treasured sneakers. The only problem is, with the way he wears them, they get pretty dirty.
It's time to help him look a little more presentable this Christmas. To help him out, wrap up an X Clean + Protect Sneaker Cleaner Exclusive kit.
The X Clean + Protect Sneaker Cleaner Exclusive kit has a refreshing bamboo scent and comes with:
- Sneaker Cleaner with Ready-Foam Pump
- Water & Stain Repellant
- All-Purpose Boar Bristle Sneaker Brush
- Midsole Boar-Mix Bristle Sneaker Brush
- Ultra-soft Microfiber Sneaker Cloth
- Zippered Canvas Supply Bag
8. A California Explorer pass
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There's nothing more beautiful than the California beaches. If someone on your list is a lucky local, investing in a California Explorer pass is definitely worth it.
The pass offers yearlong access to dozens of California beaches and state parks. To purchase the pass, click here. To see the full list of beaches and parks you can visit, check out this list.
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Last but not least on the list is a comfy pair of slippers. No matter how young or old the guy on your list is, everyone can enjoy a comfortable pair of slippers to throw on around the house.
From moccasins to slides to slip-ons, Kohl's has a variety of slipper options for boys and men.